Jane Austen fans celebrate 200th anniversary of her death

Jane Austen's popularity hasn't waned in 200 years. From Pride and Prejudice to Sense and Sensibility, her books have never been out of print, and thousands of fans around the world are planning events to celebrate her life.

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    Jane Austen's popularity hasn't waned in 200 years.

    From Pride and Prejudice to Sense and Sensibility, her books have never been out of print, and thousands of fans around the world are planning events to celebrate her life.

    Al Jazeera's Jessica Baldwin reports from Winchester in the south of England.


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